Christopher White, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC

Christopher White
Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER

Specialties Offered

Dr. White graduated AOA from Case Western Reserve University and completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco in 1983. Dr. White is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology. He has been elected to Fellowship in the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the European Society of Cardiology, the Society of Vascular Medicine and Biology, and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.  He is President of the Society for Cardiac Angioplasty and Inverventions (SCAI) and served ten years as Editor-in-Chief of the SCAI's prestigious medical journal Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. He is Co-Director of 'Peripheral Angioplasty and All That Jazz', now in its 20th year, one of the largest live-demonstration courses for Cardiologists wishing to learn more about the endovascular management of peripheral arterial disease. He has authored more than 250 manuscripts and abstracts, five books, and 43 book chapters. His expertise includes non-surgical treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, including coronary stents, carotid stents, peripheral vascular angioplasty, laser therapy, valvuloplasty, brachytherapy, limb salvage, renal stents and stroke therapy. Dr. White can be reached at 504-842-3717.


Titles Held

Professor of Medicine
System Chairman for Cardiovascular Disease
Director, John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute

Clinical Interests

Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Complex Coronary and Peripheral Angioplasty, Carotid Stenting, Valvuloplasty, Limb Salvage, Renovascular Hypertension, Brachytherapy, Thrombosis and Mechanical Thrombectomy, Laser Revascularization

Languages Spoken


Certifications Held

American Board of Cardiology

  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ. School of Med
  • Internship: Letterman Army Medical Center
  • Residency: Letterman Army Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Letterman Army Medical Center